Director Of Administration Board Of Commissioners resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Detail-oriented and proactive at ensuring accountability, controlling expenditures and maximizing municipal revenues in a distressed socioeconomic environment. Brings 18 years experience in outreach, redevelopment and renewal in an urban setting, as well as expertise in budget development, finance and governmental purchasing.
  • Municipal Budget Development
  • Governmental Contracting
  • Community Development
  • Governmental Bid Development
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Project management  
  • Local government background
  • Global Market Communications
  • Public policy background
  • Data analysis
  • Media relations
  • Economic development
  • Inter-governmental and legislative relations
  • Financial policy development
  • Analytical thinker
  • Citizen engagement
  • Public speaking
 ​Developed and initiated international and domestic sales platforms resulting in multi-million dollars in sales within 18-months from initial development.  Government consultant, partner and stake-holder through municipal financial crisis. Implemented and applied short and long-range action plans to address a wide variety of municipal needs including, but not limited to:
  • Strategic Planning for a struggling urban core city, 
  • Long-term budgeting & financial forecasting,
  • Targeted use of resources to maximize outcomes. 
 Instrumental in creating regional partnerships and consensus with City of Flint, Genesee County and other regional municipalities to ensure participation in and success of the Karegnondi Water Authority. Developed, amended and executed an annual balanced budget for the financial and administrative activities of the City of Flint. 
Director of Administration, Board of Commissioners, 07/2017 - Current
Genesee County City, STATE,

Perform complex and confidential administrative duties for the members of the Board of Commissioners, its Chairperson and Committees.

Cultivate and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with local governmental units, non-profit, public and private organizations as well as with various other stakeholders.

Develop and oversee preparation of internal and external Board communications.

Develop and recommend long-range plans for the county to address a wide variety of municipal needs that ensures and improves the efficiencies and effectiveness of county government with a focus towards improving financial stability.

Develop recommendations for new programs, revisions and policy modifications for consideration by the Board of County Commissioners

Identify specific and broad-scale needs of the governmental organization and community at large, in addition to identifying the best method in which to meet those needs.

Coordinates and directs, on behalf of the Board, the annual county budget process and presentation

Reviews, researches and evaluates various legislation, policies, budget processes and diverse other governmental platforms.

Internet Sales & Governmental Contracting, 02/2005 - 06/2017
Brown & Sons Co Inc City, STATE, Developed and implemented program for all aspects of domestic and international internet-based sales and shipping platforms.  Shipments in excess of 2000 units per month with total sales in excess of one million dollars annually in a compressed time frame.    Managed all aspects of governmental contract bidding, negotiations and post-award oversight with entities and vendors including; New York City Transit, Wayne County, City of Flint, City of Burton, Genesee Township, City of Davison, Genesee County Road Commission, Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), City of Chicago and others.  Responsible for managing large inventory, both procurement and sales, from multiple sources to ensure prompt availability of product at competitive pricing resulting in significant financial savings for company.
Flint City Councilman, 07/2004 - 12/2015
City Of Flint City, STATE,

Served on executive management teams and in leadership roles during multiple terms on Flint City Council: Chairman of Legislative Committee; Chairman of Finance Committee; Member City of Flint Retirement Board; President of Flint City Council; Member of Michigan Municipal League Finance Committee; Member of Emergency Manager's Finance Committee; Board Member of Karegnondi Water Authority; Treasurer of Friends of Berston Fieldhouse Lead a nine-member city council serving a population in excess of 100,000 people including multiple member support staff. Directed public relations, media relations and crisis communications campaigns. Served on multiple executive management teams. Led the effort to develop and update a strategic plan to aid in meeting the long-term financial needs and ensure the financial stability for the City. Instrumental in securing active role for City of Flint partnership with Karegnondi Water Authority. Lead negotiator with Administration in developing multiple budgets encompassing hundreds of millions of dollars in annual expenditures. Developed and reviewed implementation of policies and ordinances for the City of Flint covering a myriad of areas including; departmental compliance/accountability, code enforcement/municipal infractions, purchasing and regional cooperation. Strong advocate for cross-governmental cooperation as a way to utilize economies of scale to benefit financially stressed communities including; participated in developing a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy between the City of Flint and Genesee County, cross-unit purchasing, regional law enforcement cooperation and regional planning.

Bachelor of Arts: Public Administration, Expected in 2016
Central Michigan University - ,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1994
Kearsley High School - ,
Elected Officials Academy - Level One Certification: , Expected in 2014
Michigan Municipal League - ,
Certified Tourist Ambassador: , Expected in 2017
Convention & Visitors Bureau - ,

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School Attended

  • Central Michigan University
  • Kearsley High School
  • Michigan Municipal League
  • Convention & Visitors Bureau

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Administration, Board of Commissioners
  • Internet Sales & Governmental Contracting
  • Flint City Councilman


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma
  • Elected Officials Academy - Level One Certification
  • Certified Tourist Ambassador

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